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Emergency Numbers

Find phone numbers and web addresses for emergency services in BC.

Ambulance, fire, police

Phone: 911


Poison control

Lower Mainland: 604-682-5050
Toll-free: 1-800-567-8911

Alcohol & Drug Information & Referral Service

This service is available to people across BC needing help with any kind of substance abuse issues 24 hours a day. It provides information and referral to education, prevention and treatment services and regulatory agencies.

Lower Mainland: 604-660-9382
Toll-free: 1-800-663-1441

HealthLink BC

Confidential health information and advice available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Phone: 811
Deaf or hearing-impaired (TTY): 711

Crisis intervention & suicide prevention (BC crisis lines)

Confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support 24 hours a day, seven days a week for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including feelings which may lead to suicide.

Toll-free: Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) if you are considering suicide or are concerned about someone who may be.
Mental health support: Call 310-6789 (no need to dial area code) for emotional support, information and resources specific to mental health.

Kids Help Phone

Immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.

Toll-free: 1-800-668-6868

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